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Old 10-05-2008, 10:52:47 PM
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I ran across this little heavy-weight last weekend and have't a clue as to what it is. Any help would be great. Thanks Mike
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I've been "LOOKING" for one of those . I believe it's the frame work for what is called the Victor tractor. Victor tractor would supply all the gearing, etc., and one would supply the frame, wheels, and Hit & Miss engine for it to make your own tractor, and that's about all I know about them . There have been some at Portland over the years, but none close to home. Still "LOOKING" here in the North East BUT, I could be wrong. "NICE FIND" .
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Paul, thanks for the post. The frame, wheels and everything seems to be factory. The cooling tower even looks to be original. It would be nice to find a picture of one in an old book to tell what it is. The rear wheelss are 38 inches X 9, front wheels are 28 X 2.5. Length of tractor is 9 feet. Thanks Mike

I'll post some pictures of the gearing.
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Check out these Mike.......
I see yours has left hand steeing whereas the ones in the videos have right hand steering.......but who knows.......





I found this too......I remember this thread.....
http://www.smokstak.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12622

AND I just found THIS:
http://rowland2.20megsfree.com/photo2.html
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Craig, what a neat little tractor. Wonder who built it. Would be neat to hear it on the belt.
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While looking through Encyclopedia Of American Farm Tractors on page 253 it looks like the Stover tractor. When you look in the American Gas engine book Stover uses a cooling tower much like the unknown tractor. Waterloo boy also used a cooling tower like this also. Just a guess!
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Thought I would bump to top. Hope someone can help with this one. It is a very well built tractor. Thanks Mike
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After looking at numerous pictures it seems that this might be an early Morton Frame. The wheels and front axle as well as the frame design look the same as the early moguls and other companies that used this Morton frame. Any input or answers to this little tractor would be great. Thanks Mike
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LeRoy, here is the information so far on the little tractor. Hope someone can tell what kind of engine was on it. Mike
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If I have a copy of that American Farm Tractors Encyclopedia, I don't remember where I put it right now..... Could you post a picture of the Stover Tractor you refered to ?

I'm guessing it's Not This One, as the radiator is different.
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